Sep. 20, 2023

Award-Winning Importer Recounts America's Evolving Olive Oil Culture

MillPress Imports co-founder Tim Balshi says quality is key in the competitive U.S. olive oil import market.

Sep. 14, 2023

Syria Restricts Olive Oil Exports as Harvest Outlook Worsens

Olive oil production in Syria is expected to fall by 50 percent in the 2023/24 crop year. Authorities have banned exports to prevent price rises.

Sep. 14, 2023

Olive Oil Prices Soar on Drought and Poor Harvests, Impacting Consumers Worldwide

Olive oil prices are soaring due to drought and poor harvests in major producing countries with varying impacts in different regions.

Sep. 7, 2023

Spanish Officials Raise Alarm Over Rising Olive Oil Prices While Calling for Calm

Olive oil prices have exceeded €10 per liter at retail and are expected to continue rising. Rain in Andalusia would provide a glimmer of hope for the approaching harvest.

Aug. 18, 2023

Citing Rising Prices and Low Margins, Turkey Bans Bulk Olive Oil Exports

The trade ministry wants to promote the country's packaged olive oil exports while limiting further price rises for domestic consumers.

Aug. 14, 2023

Tunisia Has a Plan to Boost Its Olive Oil Industry

The strategy aims to increase annual production of extra virgin olive oil while growing packaged exports and domestic consumption.

Jul. 31, 2023

Concerns Mount Over Olive Oil Shortage in Spain

With olive oil stocks expected to run out by the start of the coming harvest and predictions of another low yield, experts anticipate prices to continue rising.

Jul. 31, 2023

Despite Drought, Uruguay Anticipates Record Harvest

Official statistics have not been published yet, but a preliminary estimate puts the harvest at a record-high 3,000 tons.

Jul. 26, 2023

Tunisia Plans to Expand Olive Oil Exports to South Korea

Agriculture officials and diplomatic staff touted the country's rising profile as a high-quality producer of olive oil at a local event in South Korea.

Jul. 26, 2023

Europe Confirms Steep Decline in Olive Oil Production

In the bloc’s latest short-term agricultural outlook report, E.U. experts said the poor harvest and low stocks will keep pressure on prices.

Jul. 12, 2023

Graza Co-Founder Andrew Benin Is on A Roll

Already in 3,000 stores across the U.S., the upstart Graza has momentum rarely seen in a notoriously crowded and challenging marketplace.

Jul. 12, 2023

Quality Places Cambodian Importer on World Stage

Tiger Power imports Tunisian extra virgin olive oil produced on the company farm in Nabeul and sourced from other local growers.

Jul. 5, 2023

Albanian Olive Oil Exports Quadruple in First Quarter of 2023, Officials Say

The combination of Albania’s bumper harvest and poor harvests in Europe means there is more demand than ever from the European Union for Albanian olive oil.

Mar. 28, 2023

Tunisian Officials See Bright Future for Local Olive Oil Industry

While producers face plenty of challenges, especially from climate change, Tunisian olive oil exports continue to gain ground in international markets.

Mar. 27, 2023

Demand for Organic Olive Oil Growing Globally

By 2030, the organic olive oil market could be worth more than ten percent of the sector total, up from the current six percent.

Mar. 20, 2023

Despite Drought, Anticipation of A Promising Olive Harvest in Chile

Producers expect a better olive harvest than last year but worry about inflation and the impact of rising prices on demand.

Mar. 9, 2023

Third-Generation Producer Brings the World's Best Olive Oils to London

Danilo Manco opened The Olive Oil Co. more than 20 years ago to help nourish the United Kingdom’s growing olive oil culture.

Feb. 15, 2023

Officials in Uruguay Expect Another Bumper Harvest

As agronomic techniques improve and recently-planted groves enter maturity, Uruguay’s agriculture ministry expects production to continue to rise in the medium term.

Feb. 2, 2023

Spanish Olive Oil Sales Increase in China

New data shows Spanish olive oil sales increased significantly in China during the 2021/22 crop year.

Jan. 31, 2023

Morocco's Olive Oil Exports Reach Record Levels as Domestic Prices Rise

The latest trade data shows significant growth in Moroccan olive oil exports, but low production has raised prices domestically.

Jan. 18, 2023

Tunisian Olive Oil Prices Keep Climbing

Local authorities have confirmed a lower-than-expected olive oil yield, leading to a steady rise in prices.